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President Spinelli Talks Innovation in Higher Education: WWDB 860 AM

President Stephen Spinelli Jr. spoke about the Arlen Specter Center for Public Service and PhilaU’s unique educational model in an interview Sept. 19 on WWDB 860 AM’s show “Bob Rovner Talks To The Stars.” Listen to the show podcast here.

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PhilaU Dedicates Arlen Specter Center for Public Service: The Roxborough Review

Philadelphia University officially dedicated the Arlen Specter Center for Public Service and its newly restored home, Roxboro House, in a Sept. 11 ribbon-cutting ceremony, The Roxborough Review reported Sept. 16.

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PhilaU Dedicates Arlen Specter Center for Public Service: WHYY Newsworks, CBSPhilly, WPHL17

The University’s Sept. 11 dedication of the Arlen Specter Center for Public Service and its newly restored home, Roxboro House, was featured  in WHYY Newsworks, CBSPhilly and on WPHL17 at 10 p.m.

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PhilaU Architecture Students Work on Germantown High Plan: The Philadelphia Tribune

PhilaU architecture and landscape architecture students are working with community leaders and architects to develop a restructured Germantown High School building, The Philadelphia Tribune reported Sept. 9.

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PhilaU Blackstone LaunchPad Advances Entrepreneurship Education: Technical.ly Philly

Philadelphia University’s Blackstone LaunchPad, in collaboration with Temple University and University City Science Center, delivers entrepreneurship education across all disciplines, Technical.ly Philly reported Sept. 3.  LaunchPad has produced some promising businesses, the story said, such as MilkCrate, a green app …

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Greg Lucado, construction management program director, says Revel casino will deteriorate quickly without utilities: Philadelphia Inquirer

Greg Lucado, director of construction management programs at PhilaU, says the bankrupt Revel casino in Atlantic City will deteriorate quickly if utilities are turned off, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported Aug. 28. In hot weather, “if you shut down the electric …

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Sustainable Design Alumna Launches New “Green” App: Philadelphia Daily News

Morgan Berman ’14 has launched a new mobile app, MilkCrate, that enables users to find environmentally friendly businesses and services in the region, the Philadelphia Daily News reported Aug. 28. The searchable database works “like a green Yelp,” Berman said. …

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PhilaU Student Medical Volunteer Trip to Ghana Featured in APPA Blog

A group of 35 PhilaU students, including many in Physician Assistant Studies, traveled to Ghana in late May-early June to provide medical services to villagers without much access to medical care, the American Academy of Physician Assistants reported Aug. 28 …

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Sustainable Design Graduate Unveils New App Targeting Eco-Friendly Businesses: NBC10

PhilaU sustainable design graduate Morgan Berman ’14 this week launched her new mobile app, MilkCrate, designed to help sustainable-minded shoppers find almost 2,000 “green” businesses in the Philadelphia region, NBC10 reported Aug. 27. The MilkCrate app serves as a hub …

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PhilaU Prepares To Dedicate Arlen Specter Center for Public Service: WHYY Newsworks

Philadelphia University will officially dedicate the Arlen Specter Center for Public Service and its newly renovated home, the historic Roxboro House, on Sept. 11, WHYY Newsworks reported Aug. 26. “In the history of Philadelphia University, this is a very unique …

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